Archive for the tag 'Knole'

The garden at Knole is only open on certain days and I keep picking the wrong day to visit.  So this is just a sneak preview of the garden through a gateway.

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 16th 2012

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 15th 2012

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 14th 2012

The home of the Sackville-Wests:

The house is now in the care of the National Trust; however, the Trust only owns the house and about 43 acres (170,000 m2) of the park. Considerably more than half the house is still home to the Sackville-Wests. Lord Sackville and his family still own the gardens and the rest [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 13th 2012

Knole is the home of the Sackville family and was the childhood home of Vita Sackville-West and she loved it with a passion. The house passed down through the male line of the family so due to a technicality Vita was unable to inherit the house:

‘Sissinghurst and and St Loup are my spiritual [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 18th 2010